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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to senior apartments. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 4 senior apartments in Scottsdale and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Senior Apartments near Scottsdale, Arizona

Cypress Point Retirement Community

1771 E McMurray Blvd, Casa Grande, AZ 85122

(877) 616-7329

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We are an active retirement community that serves seniors or others with disabilities. Our resort style amenities include a heated pool, hot tub, fitness room, clubhouse, library, activity room, game room and even an on-site Beauty Salon. Free shuttle service to local grocery stores and physician...

Superior Arboretum

199 W Gray Dr, Superior, AZ 85173

(877) 616-7329

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Superior Arboretum is located in Superior, Arizona, a quaint town nestled in the Southern region of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park. Superior Arboretum is the perfect place for your loved one to thrive. We want our residents to feel at home, and our floor plans are ideal for senior...

The Lakes Apartments

5666 E. Hampton, Tucson, AZ 85712

(877) 616-7329

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The Lakes is an exclusive 55+ adult, senior housing community in sunny Tucson, Pima County, AZ. Tucson is located on the Sonoran desert, and is surrounded by multiple mountain ranges like the Santa Catalina Mountains to the north. It also sits on the Santa Cruz River, a dry river bed most of the...

Mountain Trace Terrace

4654 S 16th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85714

(877) 616-7329

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Mountain Trace Terrace is an income based HUD property for seniors age 62 or older. We are an independent living facility. All of our units are one bedroom apartments. This property opened in 2008 and is located in South Tucson,Arizona. We do accept one small pet with a fully refundable deposit....

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Learn More About Senior Apartments in Scottsdale, AZ

Senior apartments are communities geared exclusively toward residents 55+, and include amenities similar to a typical apartment complex. These communities offer older adults an easier lifestyle by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs, but they typically provide limited organized social events and few additional services compared to those offered by independent or assisted living communities.

Cost of Senior Apartments in Scottsdale, AZ

The median monthly cost of a senior apartment in Scottsdale is about $693 within the metropolitan area. In the state of Arizona, the median monthly cost of a senior apartment is around $744.

When it comes to senior apartments, Scottsdale, Arizona offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Learn More About Scottsdale, AZ

Cost of Living

Scottsdale’s cost of living is about 50% higher than the national average. All index scores are based on a system where a score of 100 represents the average US cost of living.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexHealth careMedian rentMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax13510592$1,598$469,400$51,564None

Local Hospitals

As part of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, Scottsdale is conveniently located next to a number of highly-ranked medical communities. The highest-performing hospitals in the area are:

  • Mayo Clinic – Phoenix: In addition to the Mayo Clinic of Minnesota, which is often rated the best hospital in the nation, Phoenix is home to one of the clinic’s three branches. The Mayo Clinic of Phoenix has been rated both the #1 hospital in Arizona and in the Phoenix area. The Phoenix branch of the Mayo Clinic also has a Scottsdale campus, both locations incorporate lovely walking paths and calming, desert-inspired landscaping.
  • Banner University Medical Center: A research and teaching hospital, Banner University Medical Center is partnered with the University of Arizona College of Medicine at Phoenix. Banner University Medical Center is another of Arizona’s highest-rated hospitals, and performs notably in the fields of geriatrics, nephrology and urology.
  • Chandler Regional Medical Center: A 338-bed non-profit acute care community, Chandler Regional employs almost 1,000 physicians, and is part of the Dignity Health system of hospitals which serve the Southwestern United States. Chandler Regional specializes in cardiovascular and orthopedic procedures as well as many other services, and includes an emergency department with a Level 1 Trauma Center.

Weather and Climate

Scottsdale has a hot, semi-arid type of climate and very low levels of precipitation. Regularly, Scottsdale experiences almost 300 sunny days per year. By contrast, the US average is just over 200. The summers are hot and dry, but the winters are remarkably mild.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low95°F108°F (July)79°F (June)58°F74°F (February)45 °F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating92.6 (Moderate)160 (Unhealthy)

During peak season the aqi rating for this city is rated unhealthy for any person. All people should limit the time they spend on outdoor activities and physical exertion. All people may experience significant health impacts from the air quality during these times. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.


Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfall1”1” (August)0”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Maricopa county

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party44.8%47.7%7.5%

Population Statistics

Population densityPopulation trend524 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 0.015%



Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree12.5%56.2%21.8%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more4.9%1.8%10.3%0.8%0.1%80.32.3%


Property crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens21.91.6


Participate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans62.6%10.6%8.9%6.1%8.4%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Scottsdale’s pleasant year-round climate means that there are outdoor activities abound. The region is very well known for golfing, and is home to over 200 courses. In fact, Scottsdale has been known to bill itself as “The World’s Finest Golf Destination.” Scottsdale’s frequent number of sunny days, low precipitation, and low humidity make for some ideal golfing conditions, whenever the mood may strike. The city has courses to fit every taste, skill level, and budget, and it’s no wonder that Scottsdale is frequently considered by many to be one of the country’s best locations for golfing. Outdoor enthusiasts who prefer scenery without the sports should visit the Desert Botanical Garden, a 55-acre preserve of desert plant life and serene beauty. Visitors can put their city lives aside and observe numerous types of trees and flowers from all over the world.

Another of Scottsdale’s claims to fame is its reputation as a resort town. The city contains over 50 day spas and luxury resorts to help you unwind in a tranquil desert setting after a long day. Also of note is the region’s culinary scene – from high-end Mexican cuisine to steak, wine bars, and seafood options, Scottsdale offers dining options to suit all palettes and preferences.

Architecture buffs would be interested to know that Scottsdale is home to Taliesin West, the former Winter home of Frank Lloyd Wright and current location of the School of Architecture at Taliesin. The structure sits on the edge of the McDowell Mountain Range, overlooking the surrounding desert. Taliesin West is on the National Register of Historic Places, is designated as a National Historic Landmark, and offers daily tours.


Scottsdale’s public transportation is provided by Valley Metro, which services the greater Phoenix area. Valley Metro consists mainly of a bus and rail system, both of which operate daily from early morning hours to late at night, and cover a wide stretch of the city. Discounted fare rates of 50% off are offered to seniors 65 years of age or older, Medicaid members, and those with disabilities.

Frequently asked questions about Senior Apartments in Arizona

There are 4 senior apartments near Scottsdale, Arizona. See the full list.

Mountain Trace Terrace, Cypress Point Retirement Community and The Lakes Apartments are the top rated senior apartments near Scottsdale, Arizona. See full list of communities.

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